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Italian scholar, translator and writerwd:Q274404
genre: essay, novel
country of citizenship: Italy
language of expression: Italian, German
educated at: University of Turin
occupation: journalist, writer, translator, essayist, politician, screenwriter, professor, German scholar
award received: Erasmus Prize, Pour le Mérite for Sciences and Arts, Peace Prize of the German Publishers' and Booksellers' Association, Prince of Asturias Literary Prize, Vilenica Prize, Bagutta Prize, Prix du Meilleur Livre Étranger, Strega Prize, Prix Européen de l'Essai Charles Veillon, Feltrinelli Prize, Franz Kafka Prize, Sikkens Prize, FIL Award, honorary doctorate of the National University of San Marcos, honorary doctor of the University of Madrid Complutense, Manès-Sperber-Preis, Knight Grand Cross of the Order of Merit of the Italian Republic, Knight Commander's Cross of the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, honorary doctorate of the University of Murcia, Leipzig Book Award for European Understanding, Austrian State Prize for European Literature, Austrian Decoration for Science and Art, Thomas-Mann-Preis, honorary doctor of the University of Regensburg
position held: member of the Italian Senate
student of: Leonello Vincenti
Claudio Magris (born 10 April 1939) is an Italian scholar, translator and writer. He was a senator for Friuli-Venezia Giulia from 1994 to 1996.
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Wasser und Wüste ( 2008 )
article by Claudio Magris published in Merkur (2008), no. 710, pp. 600-607.
author: Claudio Magris